Penetration sealing

Penetration sealing

What is the best firestopping solution to use around plastic pipes in a profiled deck?

According to the building regulations ‘Approved Document B’, service penetrations through fire c

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Should firestopping systems be installed by third party certified contractors?

It is not required by law for firestopping products to be installed by contractors with third party

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How do I install fire pillows in cable trunking?

Glenn Hutchins from Quelfire explains how to install Fire Pillows in Cable Trunking. Quelfire QFP In

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Should plastic pipes with a diameter of below 40mm be firestopped?

There is a long-standing myth in the construction industry that pipes smaller than 40mm don’t need

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Do all fixing lugs need to be secured on the QWR fire collar?

All lugs must be secured in accordance with our test evidence. If you have space restrictions then y

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Do Quelfire offer inspections of selected installations to verify that installations have been made in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations in order to gain accreditation?

No we do not offer inspections, this is normally carried out by a 3rd party accreditor in some cases

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You sent a flexible wall detail but I have a rigid wall?

Test results obtained with flexible supporting walls may be applied to concrete or masonry elements

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Does your test evidence cover different manufacturer’s fire rated plasterboard wall constructions?

Yes as long as the wall construction is: Classified in accordance with EN 13501-2 Have an overall t

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What detail can I use for Cast Iron pipes?

Copper pipe test evidence will cover all metal pipe materials which have a thermal conductivity equa